RECAST | Fall Technology Training Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

From: Computing and Communications
Date: Sep 14, 2020, 5:51 PM -0700
To: All Staff & Faculty DL
Looking to improve you tech skills? Come to an online technology training!

Office 365 Part 1 – Office 365 Overview and Intro to Teams
Date: 9/17
Time: 2:30 – 3:30pm
Location: Zoom

Description: In this session, we will provide a quick refresher on all things Office 365 and take a closer look at OneDrive and the some basics of using Microsoft Teams chat. There will be an opportunity to work in smaller groups in breakout rooms facilitated/supported by staff. This is part 1 of a 2 part workshop. 

Faculty please note that many of these topics will also be covered in the Tech Tips training on 9/24 (see below) but with a focus on using these technologies in the classroom.

Office 365 Part 2 – Running a Virtual Meeting in Teams
Date: 9/21
Time: 3 – 4pm
Location: Teams Meeting – all participants in the Part 1 training will receive an invite

Description: In part 2 we will explore Microsoft OneNote, ToDo and learn how to effectively schedule and manage a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams.

Topics will include:

  • Creating a Teams Meeting calendar invite in Outlook 
  • Agenda sharing 
  • Note taking 
  • Collaborative document editing 
  • Presentations 
  • Live captioning

Tech Tips for Teaching Online at Evergreen – Faculty Workshop
Date: 9/24
Time: 1:30 – 3:00pm
Location: Zoom

Description: In this Faculty-focused training in partnership with the Learning and Teaching Commons, we will provide an update on the state of technology and teaching at Evergreen and cover the following topics:

  • Quick highlights of the new Canvas template
  • Office 365 overview and Teams update
  • Integrating Office 365 with Canvas
  • Integrating Zoom with Canvas
  • Additional tech tools you may want to consider using

All of these sessions will be recorded, so if you are unable to attend, look for our follow-up email with links to recordings. Thanks to all of the amazing staff who have contributed to coordinating these sessions. We look forward to seeing you online!


Amy Greene | Academic Technologies
The Evergreen State College

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